Roanoke Police Officer Sues City Over Facebook Post About 'End Racism Now' Street Mural

Sgt. Jason Hicks alleges the city defamed him when describing the mural's focus on victims of police brutality.

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A Roanoke police officer claims the city defamed him in a 2020 Facebook message explaining how downtown’s “End Racism Now” street mural lists the names of “Black individuals killed by police brutality.”